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this action out of respect for the victims and their families. dick's has stopped sales of modern sporting rifles during this time of mourning. they have not said how long this action will last. legal and business experts say this move could represent a shift in the national dialogue about guns. >> the public is continuing to speak out, in addition to corporate decisions, it can have a major impact on the policy discussions. >> at the very least i think it shows some sensitivity to public opinion and some willingness to bend to what consumer are interested in. >> here in the bay area, dick's sporting goods is building a store. >>> three oakland city leaders are leaving their seats. they take with them decades of experience. paul cam birds in oakland. >> reporter: only on 2 will you hear from mayor gene quan about this evening. happening right now, the council has started their meeting. this is the three of the longest serving council members casting what may be their final votes ever for the city of oakland. combined they have more than 50 years of experience. thigh have served the city of
five days since a gun men killed 20 20. the president said the time to debate is over and action is needed. >> speaking that white house today president obama said vice president joe biden will lead the search for new gun policies to prevent another mass shooting. vice president joe biden will work with several agencies and outside experts to stop criminals and the mental health from having access to guns. >> we will have to work on making access to mental health as easy as access to guns. . >> reporter: the white house indicates the president is supportive of the new legislation sponsored by senator dianne feinstein. >> i am also betting that the majority, the vases majority of law -- the vasmu-- vases majority. >> reporter: congresswoman nancy pelosi says something must be done. >> we must take action to protect our children from harm to preserve the safety of our schools and keep our community safe. we must take action so that we can tell our children we are doing everything in our power to prevent these tragedies from ever happening again. >> president obama said gun control
no action on whether to review the challenge. it is expected to release its decision on friday. if they choose not to review gays and lesbians couples will have the right to marry in california. >>> president obama warned the syrian rezeme the use of weapons -- today the president pledged continued u.s. support for the rebels. and he warns the president the world is watching. >> if you make the mistake of using these weapons there will be consequences and you will be held accountable. >> secretary of state hillary clinton called the u.s. of chemical weapons a red line for the u.s. no one said what action the u.s. would take. >> republicans offered their counterproposal to avoid the fiscal cliff. they valued the plan at $2.2 trillion with 800 billion from tax reform and the rest in cuts to government problems. last week president obama offered a plan that relied on tax increases that would total $1.6 trillion. the republican plan does not include something the president said is essential, income tax hikes on those making more than $250,000. >>> stocks edged lower on fears the th
sex couples. in august of that year action the supreme court ruled that he had overstepped his authority and nullified the marriages. in 2008, the california supreme court ruled that gay couples had the constitutional right to marry. then november 4th, 2008, voters passed proposition eight banning same sex marriage. in august of this year, appeals could struck down the ban but marriages were put on hold. finally today, the u.s. supreme court announced it would take this face same sex marriage is already legal or about to become legal in nine states plus the district of columbia. vors in maine, maryland, and washington approved gay marriage just last month. there are 31 states where it is specifically banned. north carolina is the most recent state where voters went to the polls to ensure they wouldn't occur there. >> the ruling is going effect nows of couples in the bay area. we talked to a couple waiting to get married. >> countless thousands of gay couples have watched this case move into the legal system but few thought it would go to the supreme court so soon. >> long ti
, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> a spike in rapes, the military is prompting new action in washington. the pentagon gave leaders four months to come up with a plan to stop sexual assaults. >> reporter: some of the victims stepped forward. she said she was attacked after joining the army at 17. >> i was raped by another service member who outranked me and had been on the base for three years. >> reporter: she told about her attack by a service man. >> he still comes after me in my dreams. >> reporter: two reports reveals the problem. one shows the number of assaults topped 3200 last year. and a second shows on site at the academy it jumped 23%. the pentagon released a stack of reports of the sexual assaults and some are too grasping to read on camera. -- graphic to read on camera. she was naked in bed with the attacker unclothed besides her. another said she woke to another service member touching her. he said the military needs real accountability and real action to solve this problem and he said the increase is a sign victims are more confident to tell authorities about
problem. >> by the council's action yesterday we're trying to get this fixed as soon as we can in hopefully a matter of weeks as oppose today a matter of month. >> tonight's commute a lot smoother than this morning's. this recent storm almost nearly crush add san francisco story. we're going to have their story coming up. live here at the golden gate. >>> body was found in a rural road in fairfield this morning. officer got a call at about 8:45. they found moses lying on pea body road. he apparently had been hit bay chevy pickup truck. the debris there at the scene led them to a home in vacaville where they found a truck that matched the evidence. they arrest it had man they mrooef was the driver, 23-year-old alex perez, jr., on felony hit and run charges. >>> a driver is being treated for minor injuries after a dramatic roll overaccident. pickup truck crashed while traveling westbound on i mf-80 in livermore afternoon. the truck hit a puddle of water and she lost control. the vehicle flipped several times and over the median barrier before landing in an eastbound lane. chp off
/2. bolder creek 4 inches. 4.76. and the bulk of the action was this morning. not lot to show you right now. lots of clear skies. some of the observer reports, and of course, wins are a -- winds are a big issue. winds gusting to 80 miles per hour in the hills this morning. around sfo this morning, 50 miles per hour. that was at 4:21. in the north bay, we have been watching the rivs out there. napa river -- rivers out there. napa river, expected to be 19 feet at 7:00 p.m. this evening. also an update on the russian river. russian river, water takes its  time to get there. cresting tomorrow morning, but below flood stage. we have a break in the rain for tomorrow but i am tracking a weaker system for the five-day forecast. i will have that in a few minutes. >>> that wet weather made for treacherous driving conditions and led to a serious crash that sent three firefighters to the hospital. ktvu's ann rubin explains why they are begging drivers to slow down. >> reporter: it wasn't supposed to happen this way. but after firefighters arrived on this accident scene they ended up needing help. >> o
around the bank. today's action is to mark the one year anniversary of occupy our home. they helped 2 dozen people save their home. >> power. we get attention. it embarrasses the bank and they look at okay, we better do something. >> reporter: wells fargo released a statement, since january 2009 wells fargo helped 800,000 customers with low modifications. there are police officers out here. this has been very, very quiet and more tamer than the one in san francisco. wells fargo has special help for people starting tomorrow at the oakland civic -- convention center. paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we were the first to bring you the story of a string of robberies at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. now three men are under arrest. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with the slow steady case that came together for investigators. ken? >> reporter: the chp says it happened this way, a car pulls up, it would stop, someone would get out and threaten the toll both worker. that happened 10 times at this toll lawser in the last -- plaza in the last year. at the carquinez bridge toll plaza with
to parents and what the school said about the principal's actions. tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> boy check that out. a massive pipeline explosion destroyed at least four homes in sisso nville west virginia. incredibly no one was killed. the flames shot 50 to 75 feet into the air for about an hour before crews finally shut off the flow of gas. the explosion of a 20-inch transmission line also melted a section of an interstate highway. the fear now is of a possible second tear explosion so residents are being told to be ready to evacuate. >>> we have an update now on the developing news out of portland oregon where a gunman opened fire at a mall southeast of the downtown area. this is a live picture now of the town center where at least one person is dead. a second might be. and as many as 20 people may have been injured. witnesses say the gunman was carried an assault rifle an entered the mall through a macy's store then went to the food court area that's where the shooting happened. witnesses say people were screaming, points and running to try to find a place to hide. th
her dad took action moments after this crash. >> the regional parks district is introducing the newest member of its police force. today park police accepted the gift of a patrol horse from the regional parks foundation. you see here it's a 12 year old quarter horse fully trained for the job. he'll help them get to open space areas off the path. >> we can get on him and ride him for an hour and never bump into anybody. you have a lot of hikers and backpackers that get injured so it helps us check it out. >> he'll also help them with public relations because everyone love ace horse and it's good for the children to help them relate to the officers and hopefully encourage them to make use of the park system. >> the tide is low right now but it could be at it's highest point tomorrow. we'll tell you what time the king tide will roll in. >> tracker 2 now showing a few light scattered showers around the bay but it is going to get really, really cold tonight. how cold in your neighborhood? i'll have the specifics well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four s
who are armed. there's no data on what the effect would be. >> reporter: taking action at an elementary school, but they're adding cameras, not guards for now. live in richmond. >> police are looking for the person behind a series of threats to an oakland elementary school. someone called hoover elementary saying there would be a shooting there. threat caused the school to go into lockdown mode for about one hour. administrators say most of the children were not even aware of the threat. >>> san jose police combed an east san jose neighborhood and placed a school on lockdown following a report of two armed men in that area. officers located the suspects prompting a lockdown of the campus. police later arrested the suspects and lifted the lockdown order. the suspects may have been involved in an armed ran robbery yesterday. >> police made an arrest in a deadly home invasion robbery. 22-year-old raven dixson was arrested earlier this week. she is charged with silver counts including being an accessory to homicide. police is v not said what ties dixon has to raveesh kumra'
what happened as paramedics raced into action. >> the surviving female victim is fighting for her life as investigators try to understand who would commit this crime. >> it is very unusual. very disturbing. >> reporter: san francisco police got the call at 8:30
words, in our attitudes and actions and behaviors, not only before others, but before you that we may look to you for better days ahead and that we may fulfill your purpose for us on this earth. we pray all of this in the name of our precious lord and savior, jesus, amen. >> that was the pastor from the new hope community church. this is an interfaith vigil, prayer service remembering the 26 people killed and there you see candles in front of the podium there, 26 of them to remember the 20 children and six adults killed in sandy hook elementary school. next a reading from the koran and a prayer from el hadya islamic center and prayer for the emergency responders from the visitation of spiritual growth, james sibley newtown united baptist church. you see the president looking on in the auditorium. ♪ >> . [singing prayer] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> in the name of god, compassionate and merciful. the muslim community in newtown, connecticut, and the nation join with our fellow americans grieving for those who died in this senseless tragedy and praying for them and their families. we ask god
. >> they couldn't come up with a reason to bring this action so they said they were doing it because it was too big. >> the u.s. attorney gave me a statement, the larger the operation, the greater the likelihood there will be abuse and marijuana in the hands of individuals who don't have a need. the city siding with the medical marijuana dispensary that pays significant taxes. >> we would like the government to stop the waste of resources of trying to shut down legitimate regulations. >> reporter: landlords risk losing their buildings. the court could throw this out on a technicality. they want a jury trial. the judge didn't indicate when she might rule but they are optimistic this case will go to trial. health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today the city of berkeley announced a reaward to help filed -- reward who help find a person who killed a woman. she was found shot to death. the city and crime stoppers are offering $17,000 for information leading to the rest and conviction of the killer. >>> the inheritance show down has ended with a deal. thomas kinkade's wido
many times on the bases of the gene eva action group's c miewn kay. >> nato's secretary-general also echoed warnings by president obama against the use of chemical weapons by the syrian government. the president and secretary of state hillary clinton said that would be crossing a red line. >>> the federal government calls it secure communities. now a program aimed at illegal immigrants is coming under fire. the u.s. mandate that california's attorney general wants to ignore. >> it's only day two but royal baby watch is in full swing in london. when kate is expected to come home from the hospital and the welcome visit she received today. >>> our ipad app is ready to download. you can watch awful our newscasts live, plus traffic, weather and video of breaking news anytime, anywhere. >>> the state attorney general issued a bulletin to all law enforcement agencies today telling them they do not have to comply with a federal immigration program. attorney general camila harris says the immigration and customs for the program called secure communities is unconstitutional. she's telling poli
the the action. >> and the niners after a loss last week face the dolphins. sportswrap is next. q you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ . >>> good evening everybody and welcome to this early sunday night edition of sportswrap. there is no margin of error for the 49s are and their pursuit of a first-round bye in the playoffs of the they absolutely had this afternoon's game against the miami dolphins. alex smith settling into his role as back-up quarterback. aldon smith with one of his two sacks is now the team's all- time single season leader. miami's marcus thigpen muffs a pun and it's recovered at the san francisco 9. frank gore into the end zone, his 50th career rushing score, tieing him with perry and craig all- time. gore for 19 yards t
meaningful action to prevent today's shootings. you can send your condolences to the victims by going to our facebook page. you can postyour thoughts on our wall. >>> it all started around 9:30 a.m. eastern time when police learned that a shooter was inside the school. just about an hour later at 10:45 we heard the first reports of multiple victims and as we've been reporting most of them we later learned were children. around 11:00 a.m. we began hearing reports that one of the dead was the gunman. the mass shooting at sandy hook elementary is bringing back grim memories of other school shootings. in 1999 two students opened fire at columbine high school in littleton colorado killing a dozen classmates and teachers before turning the gun on himself. another gunman killed himself at the virginia tech campus and killed 33. and earlier this year, a gunman shot and killed several people at oikos university. that man is now in jail. we have comments from some of the family members of the the oikos shooting. >>> and law enforcement sources say at least three guns were found at the shooting scene.
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